Writing Successful Science Proposals

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Andrew J. Friedland, Carol L. Folt, and Jennifer L. Mercer

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An authoritative how-to guide that explains every aspect of science proposal writing
 
This fully revised edition of the authoritative guide to science proposal writing is an essential tool for any researcher embarking on a grant or thesis application. In accessible steps, the authors detail every stage of proposal writing, from conceiving and designing a project to analyzing data, synthesizing results, estimating a budget, addressing reviewer comments, and resubmitting. This new edition is updated to address changes and developments over the past decade, including identifying opportunities and navigating the challenging proposal-funding environment. The only how-to book of its kind, it includes exercises to help readers stay on track as they develop their grant proposals and is designed for those in the physical, life, environmental, biomedical, and social sciences, as well as engineering.

Andrew J. Friedland is an environmental and ecosystem scientist in the Environmental Studies Program at Dartmouth College. Carol L. Folt is an environmental biologist and chancellor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Jennifer L. Mercer is an earth and atmospheric scientist and has served as a science program manager at two federal agencies.

“Many topics discussed in the third edition of Writing Successful Science Proposals are common to proposal writing in general. But some are “new.” And some bring a fresh perspective to those perennial topics; especially the crucial concept of audience, that runs throughout the book.”—Tetyana Darian, Technical Communication
ISBN: 9780300226706
Publication Date: August 7, 2018
288 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4
13 b/w illus.